P.V. Chandran was elected president of the Indian Newspaper Society for 2015-16 on Friday. The annual general meeting of the INS here chose him to succeed Kiran B. Vadodaria.
Mr. Chandran represents Grihalakshmi , a Malayalam magazine published by the Mathrubhumi group of publications, of which he is a whole-time director.
Somesh Sharma ( Rashtradoot Saptahik ) is the new deputy president, Akila Urankar ( Business Standard ) vice-president and Mohit Jain ( The Economic Times ) honorary treasurer, said a media release issued by V. Shankaran, INS secretary-general.
A 41-member executive committee was also elected.